[Rd] install/build/build --binary
ggrothendieck at myway.com
Sat Nov 6 17:20:27 CET 2004
I have question regarding package installation.
What is the difference between check, INSTALL, build and
build --binary, which imply which and what order does one
normally perform them? I have been trying:
R CMD build /mypackage
R CMD check /mypackage
R CMD build --binary /mypackage
in that order but wanted to check that this is right.
Also, what portion of the check process can be run right from R rather
than from a script and assuming my package is in /mypackage and its
subdirectories what R command(s) from tools do I issue? It occurs to
me that if I do it from R rather than from scripts I could turn on
debugging on the relevant tools command and more easily find out
what they are checking when things go bad to help me track down
I am using Windows XP and R 2.0.1beta .
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